ICJS Event: Black History Month Tribute 2008 - "Carter G. Woodson and the Origins of Multiculturalism"

In recognition of Black History Month 2008, JAFA and ICJS will sponsor an evening of African American history and culture.

Saturday, February 23, 2008
5:30 - 10:00 p.m.
The Pink Cow (Access)
4,000 yen (Students 3,000 yen w/ID); cash bar.
Dinner buffet from 7:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Stay as late as you like after the buffet!
Seating is limited. RSVP required.
owner-jafatokyochapter@groups.mac.com or kurojin@mac.com

Guest Speaker

Mr. Malcolm Adams
Adams has had an illustrious career as a TV and radio news correspondent, TV producer/director, broadcast journalist and media artist for forty years. In 1984 Adams was recruited by Ted Turner to start the Cable News Network in Japan and launched the weekly CNN series "This Week in Japan" for the worldwide CNN Network.

Special Invited Guest

Mr. Joe 'Jellybean' Bryant, former NBA player and WNBA head coach of the Los Angeles Sparks. He is the father of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant. He is currently the head coach of the Tokyo Apache and a celebrity coach in Japan.


DJ Ike & DJ King Tone (ZULU Nation Japan)

Vocal Performance

TUJ Students A.J. Sajeev & Satsuki

Poetry & Music Performance

Mr. Marcellus Nealy

Photo Exhibit

Harold 'Harry' Maison

Photo Slide Show

Scott Larson w/ Kenyan vocalist and guitarist Anekeya H. Were

'Soul Food' Buffet

A finger lickin' good spread of Southern specialties including:

Fried chicken
Homemade macaroni & cheese
Southern pulled pork B-B-Q
And many other delectable items

About ICJS

The Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.